Job search— think different

Answer three simple questions

  • Name a company you want to work with
  • Describe what you want to do there
  • Research a person who works at that company and does the same or similar to what you want to do

Perform one simple action

  • Ask that person for a coffee or connect online if they are remote

Discover a world of possibilities

  • Maybe their role is not what you assumed it was, maybe it involves doing things you dislike, maybe it involves doing things you didn’t imagine possible for you to do too playing that role;
  • Maybe they have an opening or a potential for one in the future;
  • Maybe after learning about your interests and skills they will direct you to another organization or individual or point you to a different industry or specialty altogether.

Tip#1: Keep your cool.

Tip#2: Network when you are not in an urge to get a job.

Tip#3: Iterate.

What’s your next move?

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Explorer. Software Engineer. http://olgavolkova.com Ideas are everywhere: http://appwardthinking.com

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Olga Volkova

Olga Volkova

Explorer. Software Engineer. http://olgavolkova.com Ideas are everywhere: http://appwardthinking.com

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